Celedonio - Diaz

February 8, 1932 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 86)

Celedonio Diaz, pass away at his Watsonville home surrounded by his family on October 5, 2018. He was 86.

Mr. Diaz was born to Elidio Diaz and Virginia Mojica in Michoacán, Mexico on February 8, 1932. He has resided in this community for 45 years. Before retiring he was an artichoke field irrigator for ten years. He was a very hard worker who always provided for his large family. He loved his family and his pet dog “Brownie” and was friendly to everyone he knew and met. He also liked to watch soccer games.

 Mr. Diaz is survived by his wife, Aurelia Valencia Sanchez of 60 years; seven sons, Clemente, Francisco Javier, Salvador, Marcos, Napoleon, Seledonio and Aurelio Diaz; three daughters, Virginia, Evangelina, and Norma Diaz; 36 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Liberato Diaz.

Visitation will be held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 5 to 9pm with the rosary prayed at 7pm. Mass will be celebrated at Valley Catholic Church on Thursday the 11th at 10am with burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.


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